Bobby Lytes is a rapper and songwriter best known for his 2014 hit Make Some Money. He opened for the famous artist Pitbull in 2007 during one of his Miami gigs.
His major break came in 2018 when he was cast in the fourth season of the reality show Love & Hip-Hop: Miami (2018). His appointment was important for the Vh1 franchise because he was the show’s first out gay cast member.
Bobby Lyte’s Personal Life
Bobby was in a relationship with Jeffrey White, a Love & Hip-Hop: Miami castmate (2018). They began dating in 2017, but their romance lasted barely a few months.
The rapper discovered during the duration of the program that his lover Jeffrey had been cheating on him with his ex-boyfriend Malik. As a result, the two became estranged.
Bobby Lytes: Families, Siblings
Bobby was reared by his single mother in Miami Dade County. His father battled drug addiction and was frequently incarcerated. As a result, the singer’s mother worked tirelessly to care for the family and maintain a safe environment.
During an exclusive interview with the South Florida Times, he discussed his childhood, noting,
In terms of siblings, Bobby has two younger sisters.
Beginning Your Career as a Gay Artist
After winning first place in a local talent event, the songwriter found the confidence to pursue a career in music. In an interview with the South Florida Times, he discussed the moment he realized his talent and the obstacles he had to face. He referred to,
“Winning my first competition made me realize that I had a gift to share with the world, but I knew then that I would have to face some internal issues I struggled with if I was going to make it in the music business.”
Additionally, Bobby opened out in the same interview on the difficulties and fears he faces as a gay artist, as well as his passion for his job. As he stated,
“Coming out of the closet as a gay artist was frightening, and I wasn’t quite sure if I was ready; but I decided that my passion for music was bigger than my fears, so I took that giant leap of faith for me, myself and I.”
Throughout the talk, the artist emphasized that the entertainment industry had a long way to go in terms of mainstream media representation of the LGBTQ+ population.
Bobby Lytes Facts, including Age and Nationality:
- The American reality personality was born in Miami, Florida on 24th October 1990.
- His parents were both born in the Commonwealth of Dominica.
- Bobby earned his high school diploma from South Dade Senior High School at the age of 15.
- He is Trina’s cousin (real name Katrina Laverne Taylor).